Watch Cold Fusion 101 lectures in order here.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Professor Peter Hagelstein and Dr. Mitchell Swartz of JET Energy are offering an IAP short course Cold Fusion 101: Introduction to Excess Power in Fleischmann-Pons Experiments for a second consecutive year.

The course runs from Tuesday, January 22 through Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 11AM-1PM in Room 4-153 and 66-144 on the MIT campus.

Cold Fusion 101 Lectures
courtesy Jeremy Rys

Peter Hagelstein

Peter Hagelstein Cold Fusion 101 in 2012

Participants in the course will learn about cold fusion from a top theorist in the field, as well as one of the industry’s leading technologists.

In January of last year, a successful demonstration of the NANOR energy generator attracted the attention of state lawmakers.

The cold fusion energy cell built by Dr. Mitchell Swartz of JET Energy produced excess heat continuously for months on the MIT campus. Described as a zirconium-oxide nanostructured quantum electronic device, the phenomenon was observed by both students and the condensed matter nuclear science (CMNS) community as well as members of the general public.

From "Demonstration of Excess Power from the JET Energy NANOR at MIT

From “Demonstration of Excess Power from the JET Energy NANOR at MIT” by M.Swartz and P Hagelstein

Mitchell Swartz and Peter Hagelstein released Demonstration of Excess Heat from a JET Energy NANOR at MIT [.pdf], a report summarizing their excess heat results from the cell.

Patent lawyer David J. French attended the 2012 Cold Fusion 101 course and filed a report Conclusively Demonstrating the New Energy Effect of Cold Fusion describing the NANOR capabilities in detail.

Cold Fusion Times released links to this year’s Cold Fusion 101 course content which included:

IAP 2012 Cold Fusion 101

IAP 2012 Cold Fusion 101 course collage

Excess power production in the Fleischmann-Pons experiment; lack of confirmation in early negative experiments; theoretical problems and Huizenga’s three miracles; physical chemistry of PdD; electrochemistry of PdD; loading requirements on excess power production; the nuclear ash problem and He-4 observations; approaches to theory; screening in PdD; PdD as an energetic particle detector; constraints on the alpha energy from experiment; overview of theoretical approaches; coherent energy exchange between mismatched quantum systems; coherent x-rays in the Karabut experiment and interpretation; excess power in the NiH system; Piantelli experiment;observed excess power in PdD and in NiH LANR systems; techniques of calibration; problems with flow calorimetry and other detection systems; importance of verification by calorimetry, heat flow, noise measurement, and thermal waveform reconstruction; Q-1-D model of loading, optimal operating manifold lessons; high impedance, codeposition, and PHUSOR aqueous LANR systems; introduction to LANR emissions, pathway control, and coupling to the electrical and propulsion systems; overview of nanomaterial and NANOR LANR systems; Prospects for a new small scale clean nuclear energy technology.

Cold Fusion 101: Introduction to Excess Power in Fleischmann-Pons Experiments with Professor Peter Hagelstein and Dr. Mitchell Swartz January 22-30, 2013 at MIT

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12 thoughts on “2013 starts right with Cold Fusion 101 at MIT for second year

  1. From the excellent coverage of the LENR saga that your site provides , my guess is that in 2013 we will see the beginning of a “chain reaction” of laboratories and companies worldwide trying to get new insights into this problem. As someone wrote a few days ago, it is now unstoppable and I add that it will also increase in exponential fashion. I have a profound respect for the scientists who have risked their reputations to bring this fantastic phenomenon into the limelight. They should be given status of heroes !
    Thank you

  2. Look into e-Cat Site: the articles Belgian LANR Patents, LANR by Coulomb explosion and
    Cold fusion catalyst for explantion of cold fusion through the use of hydrogen anions (H-).

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  4. Funny, that sure wasn’t the MIT Physics Department’s attitude back in 1990. They couldn’t wait to disprove it, and curiously did.

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  7. Sad that this technology was discovered at least 30 years ago and summarily discredited. Now it will still meet stiff resistance and is almost unheard of in the main stream population.

    Like with climate change science as soon as money enters the picture the laws of physics are easily bent. Nice to see that allot of scientists are still trying to be real scientists and are pushing technology like this foward.

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